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Location: Maryland
Website: http://fattoad.smugmug.com

I'm a system engineer living way down in Southern Maryland. I'm orginally from Arkansas and moved to California in the beginning of 2005 right after college. After eight long years in the desert we moved back to a place that has trees at the end of 2012.

I begin woodworking in the winter of 2009 after buying our first home. Seeing how I needed tools to work on the house, I figured it'd be a good time to give woodworking a try. Though I have no formal training, not even shop class in high school, I've always been fasicianted by woodworking.

Small boxes have been my main interest over the last couple years, though I am starting to venture into other areas. I've built some new doors and drawers for our kitchen and redid our master closet a few years ago. I have ventured into the world of furniture yet, but I think that day is coming soon.

LumberJocks' has been like a second faimly to me over the few years. I have met some great people, learned more than I thought possible, and have been inspired by all the amazing work on this site. I can't even image trying to learn this wonderful art without the help of this site.

Thanks for looking.

Wooooo Pig Sooie!!!

David

-- David

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woodworm

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#1 posted 1643 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Max

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#2 posted 1643 days ago

Glad to see that you have made Lumberjocks a part of your Woodworking experience… Welcome

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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SnowyRiver

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#3 posted 1643 days ago

Welcome aboard. Nice to have you join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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Scott Bryan

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#4 posted 1643 days ago

Hello FaTToaD,

Let me welcome to LJs. I am sure that you will find being a member of this group to be an interesting, as well as exciting, experience. Have fun and enjoy.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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Karson

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#5 posted 1643 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks. Glad to have you aboard. †

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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cabinetmaster

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#6 posted 1643 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s. We are here to help you with your woodworking endeavors. Feel free to ask for advise. But Be aware…this site can be very addictive…………LOL

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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cstrang

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#7 posted 1643 days ago

Hey there, glad to see another person join the LumberJocks community! It’s a great place to meet new people, post projects, ask questions and so much more, hope you enjoy it as much as I do. Welcome!

-- A hammer dangling from a wall will bang and sound like work when the wind blows the right way.

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a1Jim

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#8 posted 1643 days ago

Welcome to Ljs a happy place with great people,super projects and fantastic woodworkers. Enjoy.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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ND2ELK

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#9 posted 1634 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks. The projects are an inspiration, the information is priceless and the people are supportive. The only problem is, the site can get addictive.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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mynoblebear

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#10 posted 1598 days ago

Welcome.

You will find Lumberjocks.com to be helpful, supportive, inspiring and informative.

I bring A long list of experience creating, Furniture, Custom Furniture, Chairs, Occasional Chair, Dining Chair, Upholstered Rocking Chair, Wood Seat Rocker, Wood Seat Rocking Chair, Custom Rocker, Handcrafted Rocker, Personalized Rocker, Tables, Coffee Table, End Table, Side Table, Accent Table, Dining Table, Entry Table, Bistro Table, Bar Stool, Stools, and the list goes on.

I will keep an eye out and try to help you when I can as my time is limited. I check my In box on a regular basis and I will respond when I have the time.

-- Best Regards With Personalized Rocking Chairs And Furniture On My Mind, http://mynoblebear.com

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blacknail

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#11 posted 1299 days ago

Look forward to following you here. Nice Razorback.

-- Darrell B.

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gjd

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#12 posted 1282 days ago

Imagine that! A year has almost gone by since you became a Lumber Jock. Congratulations on your anniversary! I look forward to your posts.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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Roger

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#13 posted 1251 days ago

You’re doin an excelent job on your projects. I’m learning that this site has an unbelievabe amount of very well educated, intelligent, artistic, mystical, whimsicle, etc…. folks. I’m totally addicted, and gettin educated in the mean-time

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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greg48

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#14 posted 969 days ago

David,
Just driving by and stopped to say hello. I spent a few weeks in Ridgecrest doing QC work at the local saw mill, boy does it get hot there and y’all grow the fattest rattlers I’ve ever seen!
Well, I’m off again visiting as much of this site as I can. You LJ’ers are great.

-- Greg, No. Cal.

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